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 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Bested by Warner Springs on Senior Night

No, it wasn't exactly the best way to end the 2018 – 19 season, but that doesn't define the season the girls basketball team has had. With lots of growth and a learning experience for all, leaves room for a better year next seaso... — Updated 2/20/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Basketball Fall to Wildcats

The Rams seemed to be in control to begin the game against Warner Springs, however, the momentum could not be carried throughout all four quarters. The Wildcats spoiled the Rams senior night Feb. 8, 63 – 30. This was also the las... — Updated 2/20/2019

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

"Elite Pro" Tennis at LCDZ

There is a difference between the guy over on the courts who can give you a few tips on your tennis game, and an "Elite Professional" teaching pro. To be in that category, one has exams to pass: Written, stroke analysis, and... — Updated 2/20/2019


Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

For the 13th year, the Borrego Girls Golf Weekend took place at the de Anza Country Club and the Borrego Springs Resort. They were to play both courses in blistering wet conditions. The first day at de Anza, they just survived the... — Updated 2/26/2019


Hole-in-One: Joan Pricket

The average player makes an ace only once out of every 12,000 rounds, so playing twice a week, that takes about 16 years. Joan Pricket was in high spirits on the afternoon of Feb. 8 when she reached the golf shack at the Borrego... — Updated 2/26/2019


Borrego Cup: Rams Hill Team Triumphs

It wasn't exactly like playing amidst conditions resembling the Polar Vortex on the first day of the three-day competition for the Borrego Cup, but according to most of the club players from Rams Hill, de Anza Country Club, and... — Updated 3/5/2019

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Brandy Back With Operation 36

What could be better for sticking to your New Year's resolution of improving your golf game, and setting the tone for your personal golf season, than a lesson on the first day? Set against snow covered Toro Peak in the northern... — Updated 1/5/2019

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Tennis, Pickleball and Eggnog for Christmas

What better way to celebrate the Christmas season in Borrego than by playing a round of tennis or pickleball with fellow enthusiasts, followed by snacks, prizes, and an eggnog option – either regular or "enhanced." There was... — Updated 1/9/2019


First Hole-in-One of 2019 – Barbara Coates

The year got off to a very good start for Borrego resident Barbara Coates. Playing in the regular Thursday RoadRunner Ladies Club game Jan. 2, Coates used her driver on the Number-2 hole (107 yards, par-3), and launched her Vortex... — Updated 1/11/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Dominate in First League Game

After holding the Julian Lady Eagles to just six points, the Borrego Springs girl's basketball team dominated in its first Manzanita League game, 44 – 6, Dec. 21 at home. With a lot of steals for fast breaks and connecting to... — Updated 1/11/2019


Boys Basketball Defeats Rival Julian

It was a back-and-forth battle since the tip off, but the Rams basketball team managed to close it out in the fourth quarter, to seal their first league win against cross town rivals Julian Eagles, 44 – 34. It was a close one,... — Updated 1/11/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

JV Basketball Falls to Vincent Memorial

The Rams JV basketball team found themselves down 15 – 8 in the first half of the game against Vincent Memorial, and built some momentum to the beginning of the third quarter, however, it was not enough to take the lead, and... — Updated 1/24/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Basketball Looks to Bounce Back

Only a three-point difference in the second quarter of a home game Jan. 17 separated the Lady Rams and the Lady Scots, but that did not last long for the rest of the game. The Lady Rams could not get a rhythm going, and were not... — Updated 1/24/2019

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Rams Hill Wins Again

Some things are just meant to be, like Rams Hill atop the list of premier golf courses in San Diego County. They're already ranked #3 in California by Golf Week, and when they reach the needed 35 active evaluations from Golf... — Updated 1/31/2019

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Varsity Can't Keep Up, Drops League Game

Despite starting the first quarter off with much intensity and aggressiveness, and keeping the score close, the Rams basketball team could not hold a lead over the Scots, and lost 68 – 37, Jan. 17 at home. "It's hard when you com... — Updated 1/31/2019


Rams Football, 2018 Citrus League Champions

The Borrego Springs football team sure did leave their legacy this season, going undefeated in the Citrus League, and bringing home that trophy and banner. BSHS held a special banner hanging ceremony for the tea... — Updated 2/4/2019

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Welcome Back Tourney at The Resort

How hard can it be to win a local golf tournament when a consistently inconsistent 12-handicap golfer/local newspaper reporter is paired up with a lady 21-handicapper who he's never met, let alone golfed with? Apparently, not that... — Updated 12/3/2018


Tennis Teaching Pro Drills on Volleys at the Net

For doubles tennis aficionados who prefer to stand behind the baseline when returning balls, as opposed to the risk of getting face-planted at the net, one of the drills at the clinic held by teaching pro and doubles expert Trent... — Updated 12/3/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Football Takes Top All-League Awards

It was a night to relive and celebrate the outstanding season by the Borrego Springs High School football team at the annual awards banquet, but it was also filled with a mix of bittersweet emotions, knowing that it has all come... — Updated 12/3/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

JV Basketball Falls Short in First Game

It wasn't the result they hoped for, but the Borrego Springs JV boy's basketball team didn't go down without a fight. Despite falling short on the road to the Hamilton Bobcats, 57 – 22, Nov. 30, their second game of the season.... — Updated 12/13/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Girls Basketball Win Thriller Over Hamilton

With less than three minutes left in the fourth quarter, the pressure was on for the Borrego Springs Lady Rams and the Hamilton Lady Bobcats basketball teams. The Lady Rams defense stepped it up, and came out with the 26 – 23... — Updated 12/13/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Rams Varsity Basketball in Action

The Borrego Springs Rams basketball team is off to a shaky start this season with a 1 – 7 overall record, however, there is still positivity looming with the team. Improvements and tweaks are still being made, and head coach... — Updated 12/20/2018

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

Rams Dominate Bobcats in Boys' Soccer

It's more like a baseball score than soccer. The Rams boys' soccer team started scoring early, less than two minutes into the game against the Hamilton Bobcats Dec. 12 at home. The team scored six goals in the first half, followed... — Updated 12/25/2018

 By Michael Sadler    Sports

RRC Golf Mixer – As Close As It Gets

They say winning isn't everything, but a rarely used addendum to that phrase is that it's way better than whatever comes before, and especially after, last place. The men's and ladies' golf mixer at the RoadRunner Club, organized by the Ladies Golf Club, was a no-holds-barred even... — Updated 12/29/2018

 By Jolene Nacapuy    Sports

Lady Rams Basketball Shut Down Roadrunners

After shutting out the Lady Roadrunners of Calexico Mission School in the first half, and holding them to single digits, the Lady Rams basketball team sealed a 42 – 7 win at home Dec. 19. "They played well, and any time you... — Updated 12/29/2018


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